Tour of Britain Cycle Race is coming to Warrington on 9th September

2 weeks ago Tue 7th Sep 2021

On Thursday 9th September the Tour of Britain stage will be finishing in Warrington. As with all major events this means that our services will be impacted across the course of the day with significant delays, road closures, diversions and some service cancellations.

Between 05:00 and 13:30 Sankey Street is closed.

This means that services 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 17A, 32 and some school and college services will be diverted from the Interchange via Midland Way, Froghall Lane and Priestley Street to the Pink Eye Roundabout in both directions where they will resume their normal route.

Cheshire Cat services 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 9A & 9B will be unable to serve Bank Quay and will operate outbound from the Warrington Interchange via Scotland Road, Academy Street, Mersey Street to Bridge Foot. Services to Warrington will operate via Bridge Street, Academy Way and Scotland Road.

Service 1, 2, 11, 12, 25, 28, 28A & 47 will be unable to go via Legh Street, Sankey Street, Rylands Street or Bridge Street. Service 1, 2, 11, 12 & 47 will operate via Scotland Road, Academy Street, Mersey Street to Bridge Foot. Service 25, 28 & 28A will operate via Scotland Road and Buttermarket Street & Dial Street joining normal route at Church Street.

From 13:30 to 16:30 Sankey Street, Liverpool Road & Priestley Street are closed. The cycle race will arrive in Warrington through Appleton Thorn, Stockton Heath, Westy, Padgate & Winwick Road

During this time there will be no access to the Interchange meaning that we will be unable to operate a number of services whilst the race finishes in Warrington.

The following changes and cancellations to services will be in place

Service

Last bus from Warrington

Last Bus to Warrington

First bus from Warrington after closures

1

13:35

13:47 from Westy

16:35

2

13:43

14:19 from Westy

16:23

3

13:57

14:17

16:29

4

13:39

14:01 from Dam Lane

16:35

11

 

14:07 from Westy

16:49 from Westy

12

13:59

 

No service

13

13:03

13:26 from Omega

16:33

14

12:18

12:46 from Park Road

17:18

15

12:48

13:09 from Park Road

16:48

16/16A

13:25 (16)

13:29 (16A)

16:26 (16)

17

13:03 to Oakwood

13:06 to Callands

13:44 from Oakwood

13:28 from Callands

16:13 to Oakwood

16:11 to Callands

19

13:56

12:54

15:56 from Warrington

14:54 from Leigh

20

13:43

13:59 from Cotswold Road

16:31

21

13:37

13:53 from Cotswold Road

16:25

22

13:38

14:38 & 15:38 will start from Newton-le-Willows Station at 14:55 & 15:59

 

12:47 from Ashton

13:30 from Earlestown

13:54 from Newton-le-Willows

 

13:47 will run as far as Newton-le-Willows station

 

14:47 will run as far as Newton-le-Willows station

16:38 from Warrington

 

15:49 from Ashton-in-Makerfield

25

12:45 to Gorse Covert

13:15 to Tweedsmuir Close

13:44 from Gorse Covert

16:20 from Warrington

15:20 from Gorse Covert

28

13:18

13:24

17:11 from Warrington

15:24 from Leigh

32

12:40

13:07

16:40

During this time Cheshire Cat services 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 9A & 9B and service 62 will all terminate and start at St James’ Court outside the bus depot.

Service 49 the 14:45 departure from Warrington Central Station will not operate.

All other school and college services and those not listed will operate as normal but may be subject to delays.

From 16:30 onwards

All services will restart from Warrington Interchange as soon as they can after the road closures are lifted. We expect delays to services as spectators and race traffic leave the town.

Services 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 17A, 32 and some school and college services will be diverted from the Interchange via Midland Way, Froghall Lane and Priestley Street to the Pink Eye Roundabout in both directions where they will resume their normal route.

Cheshire Cat services 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 9A & 9B will be unable to serve Bank Quay and will operate outbound from the Warrington Interchange via Scotland Road, Academy Street, Mersey Street to Bridge Foot. Services to Warrington will operate via Bridge Street, Academy Way and Scotland Road.

From 20:00 onwards

All road closures lifted and all services return to normal routes.